Re: Next Up on the Bench

Seth B /
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> P D wrote:

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> > Seth B wrote:

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> > This looks much better

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> > Ah Shit! All was going too well, until I hooked it up and put gas to

> it.

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> > Gas leaking from the bowl. So, I cut a new gasket and installed. Still

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> > leaking. Pulled the carb, and looked at the bottom of the bowl, and I

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> > saw a few dark spots. Poked with a pick, and they opened up into big

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> > holes all around. Corroded from the inside. Surprisingly, the tank and

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> > petcock were clean as a whistle, but the petcock needed a new rubber.

> I

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> > cut one of those, and put it back together with new fuel line. At

> least

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> > it doesn’t leak.

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> > Bummer too, because I was ready to fire it up! I cleaned the points

> and

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> > replaced the plug. Great spark! That’s two out of three- compression,

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> > spark, just.need.fuel. So if ya got a float bowl kicking around, hit

> my

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> > inbox. I already posted on B&S.

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> Spray that bowl and the holes out with brake cleaner .

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> Use flux and solder the holes . ;)

Yeah, that was my first go-to idea. Cleaned, fluxed, but Acid core silver solder wouldn’t stick, and the heat warped the bowl. 🔥🤷‍♂️ Oh well, it was worth a shot.

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  Re: Next Up on the BenchRe: Seth B Seth B 11/19/21 03:25PM
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